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General Knowledge Quiz for 20 June 2020

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1

A relic that is claimed to be Jesus Christ's burial sheet is associated with which city?

A
Marabello
B
Turin
C
Philadelphia
D
Glasgow
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2

The "Byzantine Empire" is the term used since the 19th century to describe the Roman Empire of the Middle Ages, centred on its capital, where?

A
Paris
B
Rome
C
Constantinople
D
Moscow
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3

The name "John Paul Jones" is not a famous name in which of these professions?

A
Athlete
B
Naval commander
C
Musician
D
Pope
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4

What is an example of a non-Newtonian fluid?

A
Toothpaste
B
Honey
C
All of these
D
Blood
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5

When the Amazon River flows across Brazil, where does it do so?

A
Across the centre
B
Across the north
C
Across the south
D
Along the border with Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana
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6

What is an average grid for the strings in an average tennis racquet?

A
16 down and 19 across
B
10 down and 14 across
C
18 down and 20 across
D
24 down and 27 across
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7

Where did the phrase which is said to have led to "Trip the light fantastic" originate?

A
"Since Robin Hood" (Anon.)
B
"Sidewalks of New York" by Charles B. Lawlor and James W. Blake
C
"L'Allegro" by John Milton
D
"A Whiter Shade of Pale" by Keith Reid
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